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    Prof. Dr. Martin Wilhelm Lau

    Dean & Professor of Law

    Welcome to the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law!

    It is a great pleasure and honor to welcome you to SAHSOL as its first Dean and Professor of Law. My appointment as Dean forms part of SAHSOL’s ambitious programme of growth and expansion in teaching, research and professional training and development. Founded as the Department of Law and Policy in 2004 Read more

  • MOOT Court

    South Asian Regional Round at SAHSOL

    Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) organised the 11th Henry Dunant Moot Court on International Human Rights (IHL) in collaboration with International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) on December 1 - 2, 2015 at Asifa-Irfan Moot Court Room at LUMS. At the inaugural ceremony on November 30, 2015, Reto Stocker, Head of Mission of ICRC in Pakistan highlighted the importance of the IHL Read more

  • Justice William Blackburne Visits LUMS

    Justice of the High Court of England and Wales

    Justice William Blackburne, Justice of the High Court of England and Wales visited Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) on March 31, 2016. He delivered a lecture at the Asifa-Irfan Moot Court at the LUMS Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL).

    The lecture was attended by a large number of students and faculty. Dr. Sohail Read more

News

  • Syed Babar Ali Receives Award from Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

    The Pakistan Society Award 2017 was presented by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh to Syed Babar Ali for his services towards conservation, government, and UK-Pakistan relations. This is the first time that the award has been  given to someone not residing in the UK. A renowned entrepreneur... Read more

  • LUMS Launches Summer School

    Summer is the best time of the year to roll up one’s sleeves, relax and chase one’s dreams. This is the time when one can add to the bucket of skills essentially required to become a successful adult.  This year, the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is happy to... Read more

  • LUMS Students Soar In CSS Examinations

    The Lahore Univeristy of Management Sciences (LUMS) is proud to announce that this year 20 LUMS graduates have passed the Central Superior Services (CSS) examinations of Pakistan. The number of candidates recommended for appointment to BPS-17 is 193, out of which 20 are from LUMS, bringing the pass... Read more

  • SAHSOL Student Passes the CSS Examination

    Qualifying the Central Superior Services (CSS) examination is the dream of every young talented Pakistani student. Thousands of candidates appear each year, but only a few are selected. For the past few years, an increasing number of LUMS students are appearing for and qualifying the competitive... Read more

  • Second Edition of LUMS Pro-Chancellor, Syed Babar Ali’s Autobiography Published

    The second edition of LUMS Pro-Chancellor, Syed Babar Ali’s autobiography titled ‘Learning from Others’, has been published. All proceeds from the sale of the book will go to the LUMS National Outreach Programme (NOP), a unique scholarship which focuses on identifying talented yet... Read more

  • LUMS Alumni Malaysia Chapter Gets Together Over Dinner

    It was a day of nostalgia and joy for the LUMS Malaysia Alumni Chapter on Friday, April 14, 2017, when they held a get together over dinner for their annual reunion at Byblos Cafe, a popular Lebanese restaurant in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.  Alumni attended the reunion with their families and... Read more

  • LUMS and UCL Law Students Participating in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition Meet Ambassador Aizaz

    Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry extended a warm welcome to a delegation comprising of 12 Law Students and 05 Judges who are currently visiting Washington DC to participate in the Jeesup International Law Moot Court Competition being held from 09-15 April, 2017 between 143 teams from 89 countries. ... Read more

  • The 6th LUMS-HBL National Moot Court Competition 2017 Held at LUMS

    The 6th LUMS-HBL National Moot Court Competition 2017 was hosted by the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) and the LUMS Law & Politics Society in association with Habib Bank Limited (HBL) from April 6-9, 2017. Ten teams from top law colleges of the country - Pakistan College of Law,... Read more

  • State-of-the-art Coca-Cola LUMS Aquatic Center Inaugurated

    The inauguration ceremony of the Coca-Cola sponsored, international standard Aquatic Center at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) took place on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Mr. Brian Smith, President Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Group and Mr. Zoran Vucinic, President Middle... Read more

  • Law Networking Dinner 2017

    The Career Services Office (CSO) and the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) organised a Law Networking Dinner for the BA-LL.B class of 2017. The event started at 7 PM on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the Executive Dining Hall, LUMS. Graduating Law students participated in the event... Read more

Spirit of LUMS

BA-LL.B (Honors)

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The unique five-year joint BA-LL.B is designed for students seeking a challenging, rigorous, interdisciplinary exposure to law and related vital disciplines. Furthermore, while the focal point is the Pakistani legal system, the teaching methodology encompasses a critical, comparative approach in order to broaden perspectives and sharpen analytical skills of the students. Additionally, the ambit of studies is not just laws as they exist and operate, but also how policy impacts laws, and how law and policy interplay.

* The medium of instruction at LUMS is English for all degree programmes offered. Assessments are accepted in English only.

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Faculty In focus

  • Zubair Abbasi

    Assistant Professor

    Zubair Abbasi completed his doctorate from the Faculty of Law, Oxford University. The focus of his doctoral thesis was on the transplantation of English legal system in colonial India and the interaction between Islamic law (Fiqh) and English law in this process. He conducted a case study of the developments in Islamic waqf law under the British legal system by analysing the jurisprudence developed in the judgments of the Judicial Committee of...

  • Uzair Kayani

    Assistant Professor

    Uzair teaches Torts, Commercial Law, and Law & Economics. Tort liability distributes the costs of social and economic harms to those parties that can best prevent, bear, or insure against them. Commercial law sets default rules for market exchange (sales, negotiable instruments, and securities), and market participants (partnerships, corporations, and hybrid forms). Economic analysis of law applies microeconomic insights (primarily price...

  • Sikander Ahmed Shah

    Associate Professor

    Professor Sikander Shah is a pioneering member of the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law, LUMS. He obtained a B.A. in Economics and a Juris Doctorate (Cum Laude) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has held visiting faculty positions at the Temple Law School, the Wayne State Law School and the University of Michigan Law School and holds the position of adjunct faculty at the Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington....

  • Sadaf Aziz

    Assistant Professor

    Sadaf Aziz is Assistant Professor at the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law. One of the School of Law’s founding faculty members, she has taught in the areas of Jurisprudence and Labour Law. Her research focuses on issues such as the interplay between Islamic and secular legality, the political impact of rule of law narratives and is broadly situated within the field of law and society.  Her book, The Pakistani Constitution; A...

  • Muhammad Azeem

    Assistant Professor

    I was born and raised in the industrial and working class city of Lyallpur (Faisalabad). I obtained a B.Sc.  Electrical Engineering, from the Univ. of Engineering and Technology, Lahore. Being involved in activism against child labour at the time, I became impressed by the media writings of Asma Jahangir and others. I switched tracks, started writing in the media and completed an LLB, at the University of the...

  • Marva Khan

    Teaching Fellow

    Marva Khan holds an LL.M degree from Harvard Law School, prior to which she completed her B.A.-LL.B from the Lahore University of Management Sciences. During the course of her LL.B program, she worked as a Research Associate and, along with a group of her peers, started the LUMS Law Journal (LLJ) in 2013, and has been associated with the LLJ since then.  After graduating and completing her research contract, she...

  • Martin Lau

    Dean & Professor

    Dr. Martin Wilhelm Lau is Dean & Professor in the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law - (SAHSOL).Dr. Lau holds a PhD. in Law from University of London and Masters of Arts in Area Studies (South Asia). He completed his undergraduate studies in South Asian History from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Before joining LUMS, Dr Lau was a Professor in South Asian law and Deputy Head of Law School at the School of Oriental and African Studies...

  • Khyzar Hussain

    Assistant Professor

    Mr. Hussain holds a Juris Doctor from The George Washington University. He has earned an LL.M in American Legal Systems from Michigan State University College of Law; and, an LL.M in Business and Finance Law from The George Washington University Law School. Khyzar also holds an LL.B. from the University of London through its International Program, and a B.A. from the University of Peshawar. He received his early education is from Cadet College...

  • Hassan Emaduddin Ansari

    Assistant Professor

    Mr. Emad Ansari has joined us as Assistant Professor - Tenure Track in the Shaikh Ahmed Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL).Emad holds Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) degrees from the University of Michigan Law School and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He also completed his undergraduate study at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. While there, he was recognized for his teaching as a Graduate Instructor;...

  • Faiza

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Faiza Ismail has joined LUMS as Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Shaikh Ahmed Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL)....

  • Ali Mohsin Qazilbash

    Assistant Professor

    Awards/FellowshipsFord Foundation Fellowship, 1996-97 (LLM)Tuition Scholarship, Notre Dame Law School, 1996 - 97Internship Scholarship, Notre Dame Law School, 1997Notre Dame Human Rights Fellowship, 1998 (JSD)Tuition Scholarship, Notre Dame Law School, 1998 - 2004 (JSD)Notre Dame Human Rights Fellowship, 1999Dissertation Scholarship, Institute of World Politics, Washington D.C., 1999 - 2000Notre Dame Human Rights Fellowship, 2000 - 2001Penrose...

Alumni Stories

  • LUMS Alumna Receives Full Tuition Scholarship at Warwick

    LUMS Alumna, Shanza Faiq, B.A-L.L.B., Class of 2016 has received a full tuition scholarship to pursue an L.L.M. in International Development Law and Human Rights from the University of Warwick. Along with this she has also been shortlisted for the Fulbright Scholarship. Shanza has...

  • LUMS Alumnus Ahsan Hassan Receives Acceptance From Top Law Schools In The World

    Ahsan Hassan Usmani, LUMS National Outreach Programme (NOP) scholar (BA-LL.B 2014) has received acceptance from two of the top Law Schools in the world i.e. Durham University and University of Melbourne for the LL.M. programme.Ahsan is one of the highest paid alumni in his class and is...

  • SAHSOL Student Qualifies PMS Exam

    A large number of LUMS students aspire to join the civil services. Recently, a Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) student, Malik Muhammad Danish (17090031, Law Major 2012-2017), has qualified the combined competitive examination for Provincial Management Services (PMS) 2015-16 organised by...

  • LUMS Law Alumna Sana Warraich to Join Harvard Law School on Fulbright Scholarship

    Sana Warraich, a LUMS law alumna will be joining Harvard Law School LL.M. programme on a Fulbright Scholarship this fall. The Fulbright is a programme of competitive, merit-based grants for international educational exchange founded by US Senator J. William Fulbright in 1946. The US government...

  • LUMS Law Alumna to Join Yale Law School

    Maham Naweed, a LUMS law alumna has been accepted into the Yale Law School LL.M programme. The LL.M programme at Yale Law School is highly selective and only 20-25 students from around the globe get admitted.Maham graduated from the Sheikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) in 2015. She is...

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